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Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >> you thought the lines were bad, but now the food got expensive at d.c. food trucks. starting today you pay an extra 10%. laura evans has the story tonight. >> reporter: the food truck craze has reached such a fevered pitch, the d.c. government is having its fill awful and eating it too. serving up the barbecue, pour on the extra sauce, and don't forget the tax. >> it's the restaurants and now the food trucks as well. >> reporter: now the city is implementing the sales tax act and food trucks are no longer immune. they have to charge customers 10% on every sale. >> oh, man, that's rough. >> everybody has to get their cut, right? >> i don't like paying more. >> it doesn't change my will
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the prisoners of war missing in action flag above the charles county government building today, and it's going to stay there for the next year. at today's dedication ceremony, charles county says it is the first in maryland to fly pow/mia flag. wills disappeared in 196 on patrol in south vietnam at the age of 22. >>> macular degeneration is the number one cause of central vision loss in americans over 50. central vision loss means people have trouble reading and recognizing faces. >> doreen gensler joins us to tell us about a newly approved device that is helping patients gain sight back. >> reporter: macular degeneration can be awful. it can really take people's independence away from them. this device is a miniature telescope that is implanted directly in the eye. it can magnify vision up to three times. and that's helping some macular degeneration patients live better lives. >> i wasn't going to let my handicap control my life. >> reporter: dale's handicap? he was legally blind, the result of end stage macular degeneration, a common eye disease where the tissue in the back of the
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the federal work force will not be spared either. >> we'll slowly through attrition reduce government employment by 10%. that saves about $40 billion a year. we have $500 billion in savings per year. that combined with the growing economy at 4% gets us to a balanced budget. >> this retired colonel and romney supporter said he's sold. >> i think the think that resonated the most with me was the fact that he got very specific about how important the economy is to our national security, and then how that translates into support for veterans and how we can take care of our veterans. >> reporter: outside the hall jonathan hopkins was waiting to respond to romney's criticism. the president obama has not provided the necessary leadership. >> i was a captain in the army. i served in iraq and afghanistan. i went to west point. those of us, we understand what leadership is. and i felt led. i felt led by our commander in chief. >> reporter: as president obama campaigned in virginia's other military strong hold of virginia beach, he continued to remind voters with this ad about romney's secretly
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
autonomy bill has been passed. >> i think every member here knows the purpose of the district government having control over our budget. >> reporter: phil mendelson introduced a bill on tuesday with all council members on board. that would basically allow voters to approve a change in the district's charter that would block federal control. >> we believe that is what it would do. the congress in the united states has a final say to vote the referendum up or down and hope that they will decide to take it back. >> reporter: the plan could not only give d.c. leaders full control of the budget, but also keep federal budget issues separate. >> it would keep federal disagreements over whatever issues are unrelated to the district government that result in a threat of or actual shutdown of the district government. the federal government tries to work out the disagreements. >> reporter: on the hill, congresswoman eleanor holmes norton made progress on budget autonomy. the council continues to support the efforts but believe that it's time to try something new. >> it allows us to produce a clean
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
maryland, you either need to provide a government-issued i.d. or the last four digits of your social security number. the deadline to register there, tuesday, ost 16th in d.c. to register, you'll need proof of residency which means either a current government photo i.d. or utility bill or government document that shows your name and address. you can register in d.c. actually on election day. provided that you bring that proof of residence. you can learn more about registering to vote on our website nbcwashington.com, just search vote. >> good to know. our next question is about getting a good deal. do online stores really offer good deals on the holidays, and which holidays offer the best deals for online shopping? >> shop smart magazine gave this answer that says holidays do bring markdowns, and one of the best days for deals is right around the corner. it turns out columbus day, which is monday, october 8th, is one of the best days for online discounts out of the year. the other good holidays for savings are labor day, presidents day and new year's day and independence day. october
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
crisis, unemployment rate and taxes and the role of government and governing style. pollsters said mitt romney has to win big tonight. >> he's no longer winning the question on who will do best on the economy. he's got to win that question. >> reporter: with early voting underway in 35 states, governor romney and president obama are frying to capture the -- trying to capture the attention of those voters who remain undecided. >> i have my reasons for -- and do i want to see a better economy or lose rights. that is how i look at it. >> reporter: when the final question is answered, both candidates will have two minutes r closing statements and then the debate about the debate when they will come to cameraand spend the night events. >> let me quickly ask you about the crowd or audience. is that join to the public in. >> this is by invitation only. people invited to the campaigns and the students here. the crowd is told to stay out of it, unlike many of the presidential debates in the gop primaries where the crowd got involveed and that is not -- that is not supposed to happen. >> and that
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
government worked to shut it down. they say the closure is a victory for people who live and work nearby. >> from this day on, the coal-powered fire plant you see here will stop blowing smoke and other pollutants into our air. from the city's perspective, the operation of the trgs facility has always been a public health and safety issue for the residents of alexandria. >> the mayor says he hopes to redevelop the site into commercial and retail space. >>> in decision 2012, election day is nearing, and more campaign signs are appearing on yards for both candidates. you may have noticed one candidate has a lot more signs out there than the other. northern virginia bureau chief jewel write carey takes a look at whether winning the sign war matters. >> reporter: it's not a very accurate way to keep score in a presidential race, but campaign yard signs definitely have their place. and get out the vote effort. in this mitt romney campaign office in arlington, keeping a well-stocked supply is one of this volunteer's duties. >> i think the number of signs we have out there shows just how
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